Where is this ??

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Where is this ??

Postby uncle mick » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 8:50 am

This has been asked on Leedsface on Facebook & so far no correct answers. Can anyone help ??

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Re: Where is this ??

Postby Brunel » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 9:21 am

CHAPELTOWN ROAD LS7

Similar view today: http://tinyurl.com/j2q49fz
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Re: Where is this ??

Postby jim » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 10:10 am

Good one uncle mick and Brunel. Am I correct in thinking that the only recognisable extant building is the little parade of shops behind the distant tram?
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Re: Where is this ??

Postby uncle mick » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 10:51 am

jim wroteColonGood one uncle mick. Am I correct in thinking that the only recognisable extant building is the little parade of shops behind the distant tram?


I don't know the answer jim

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Re: Where is this ??

Postby LS1 » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 12:36 pm

Brunel wroteColonCHAPELTOWN ROAD LS7

Similar view today: http://tinyurl.com/j2q49fz

What's the church on the RHS (assuming it's a church)?

Didn't realise that the 1 tram ran up Chapeltown Road.
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Re: Where is this ??

Postby hyperioncantlogin » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 1:04 pm

Lower part of Chapeltown Road outside St Clements church,8 July 1955, Chamberlain car no 142 heads for Lawnswood. picture from Leeds Trams since 1950 by Graham H.E. Twidale.
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Re: Where is this ??

Postby jim » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 2:41 pm

Leeds trams mostly ran from one Leeds terminus to another via the city centre, and carried numbers commensurate with their destination. A Lawnswood route number one tram would not run UP Chapeltown Road to Moortown, that would be a number two, but a number one could well run DOWN Chapeltown Road, as the Lawnswood trams originated from Moortown or from Roundhay (which was route three) for many years.
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Re: Where is this ??

Postby uncle mick » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 3:31 pm

The question has been answered on Leedsface both Brunel & hyperion are correct

Here's the link for anyone on FB https://www.facebook.com/groups/leedsfa ... 302993516/

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Re: Where is this ??

Postby LS1 » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 5:14 pm

jim wroteColonLeeds trams mostly ran from one Leeds terminus to another via the city centre, and carried numbers commensurate with their destination. A Lawnswood route number one tram would not run UP Chapeltown Road to Moortown, that would be a number two, but a number one could well run DOWN Chapeltown Road, as the Lawnswood trams originated from Moortown or from Roundhay (which was route three) for many years.

If this tram is running down Chapeltown Road (which it is) then the church is not St Clements as that was on the other side (west side) of Chapeltown Road.
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Re: Where is this ??

Postby volvojack » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 6:23 pm

My memory is not what it was but I never spent time in any Church in Chappy Road but did spend much time in The Roscoe Pub which I think was nearly opposite, maybe a little higher up

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